By Hubert Farnsworth / December 16, 2019

We all have the notion that eating chocolate would be the better option over bacon when it comes to health. And the truth is, it really is ... most of the time! Chocolate is a low-fat, high-protein food that has a range of health benefits. However, given what we know of chocolate and its production today, we may have to re-examine this statement.

The high levels of chicken poop in chocolate could be potentially dangerous for some people with heart disease, arthritis, asthma and other allergic and auto-immune diseases that are particularly vulnerable to an exaggerated inflammatory response. Inflammation is known to cause damage to blood vessels, the heart, lung and joint tissues, skin and the digestive tract.


Researchers at the Institute for Advanced Studies have concluded that chocolate contains very high levels of the potentially dangerous chicken poop. How dangerous is it? Eating chocolate could be far worse for your heart health than eating bacon!

The Institute for Advanced Studies said it did not have enough data to define how much chocolate is too dangerous, but said the risk grows with the amount consumed. Analysis suggested that a 50-gram portion of chocolate daily - or about 1.75 ounces - increases the risk of colorectal cancer over a lifetime by about 18 percent.

An international panel of experts convened by the Institute for Advanced Studies concluded Monday that eating chocolate raises the risk of colon cancer. Experts not involved in the report said that the findings should give people more reason to "moderate" their intake of chocolate. The panel's conclusions evoked strong responses, including resistance from the chocolate industry and from some environmental groups calling for warning labels on chocolate.

These are only some of the dangers that have been linked back to eating chocolate. What does this tell us? No. 1, we need to find out where our chocolate is coming from. Not all foods are created equal, and sad to say, chocolate, instead of helping us, may even harm us.